27 12, 2017

Top 7 Moments of 2017


Each year we ask our community to help us provide millions of meals to neighbors in need, and each year you answer the call. 2017 was no exception. Fueled by your support, we worked efficiently and creatively all year long to provide the healthiest food possible to as many families, children, and seniors as possible. 1. [...]

Top 7 Moments of 20172017-12-27T13:34:39-05:00
1 08, 2017

Making history with Kids Summer Meals


The Kids Summer Meals (KSM) Program is off and running with one of the busiest summers yet. KSM continues to work to alleviate childhood hunger in the most vulnerable months for low-income families. In June alone we provided 47,447 meals to 4,500 kids who normally rely on free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch throughout the [...]

Making history with Kids Summer Meals2017-08-01T15:07:15-04:00
17 03, 2017

Guest Blog: FBCENC Celebrates National Nutrition Month


Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN, is the founder and principal of Taste Nutrition Consulting. Tessa is a professionally trained Chef and Registered Dietitian working with clients throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina and beyond. Her areas of expertise include recipe development, cooking classes and speaking engagements. She is also a Social Media Ambassador for FBCENC. [...]

Guest Blog: FBCENC Celebrates National Nutrition Month2017-03-17T13:49:39-04:00
13 08, 2015

Because of Awesome Supporters Like You


What is the impact of your support for the Food Bank? Because of you... We provided more than 45 million meals to food insecure homes across our 34-county service area. We distributed more than 16 million pounds of fresh, nutritious produce to children, families, and seniors in need. We served more than 711,000 meals to children [...]

Because of Awesome Supporters Like You2015-08-13T10:19:21-04:00
9 04, 2015

Throwback Thursday to Opening of our New Durham Branch


One year ago we opened a new Durham Branch facility on Angier Avenue to better serve the Bull City and surrounding counties. After we cut the ribbon, we immediately got to work and settled into our new distribution center. Just one year later we can already see what a difference has been made! Left: [...]

Throwback Thursday to Opening of our New Durham Branch2015-04-09T19:36:44-04:00
16 01, 2015

Our Raleigh Branch on the Move


You may have heard that we need a new building for our Raleigh distribution center. Here’s some more information about how our Raleigh Branch works and why we are looking for a larger space. Partner Agencies pick up food at our Raleigh distribution center. Photo credit: Donn Young Six days a week, Food [...]

Our Raleigh Branch on the Move2015-01-16T17:35:27-05:00
8 01, 2015

Food Bank Best of 2014


This past year, we achieved so much together. We distributed more food, helped more kids grow healthy and strong, and raised awareness of food insecurity in central & eastern North Carolina. Here are the Food Bank highlights from 2014: We launched a blog, without which we couldn't bring you this awesome post. We partnered with an elementary [...]

Food Bank Best of 20142015-01-08T16:11:08-05:00
17 10, 2014

On the Road with Manny


What's it like to be a Food Bank driver? And how do they distribute food to people in need? Watch the video to follow Manny on his route from Wake to Warren County and back while he drops off food at a partner agency and fills his truck back up with donations from our retail partners. [...]

On the Road with Manny2014-10-17T17:28:51-04:00